We talk with Tari Ajadi, a member of the NS Policing Policy Working Group, about a proposal by Halifax Councillor Waye Mason to look into moving some tasks currently done by Halifax Regional Police to civilian services.
We have THREE events lined up for Friday June 26
2pm – Justice for Ejaz
4pm – Defund Police: Sit-in & Community Assembly
7pm – Artistic Resistance: #AbolishThePolice Blocko Pt 2
Who broke up your last picket-line? Who arrests your leaders and activists when they defy anti-union injunctions? Who clears the way for scabs and bad-faith bargaining?
Some 700 Mi’kmaq people and allies came to the Grand Parade in downtown Halifax for a solemn and moving gathering and healing walk in memory of Chantel Moore. Chantel is the 26 year old mother from the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation killed by a police officer early in the morning of June 4th, in Edmunston, New Brunswick, during what was supposed to be a wellness check.
PSA: On June 13th, Indigenous people and allies will participate in a healing walk in K’jipuktuk/Halifax in memory of Chantel Moore. Healing walks will also take place in Edmundston, Fredericton, Moncton and Membertou that same day.
Judy Haiven: The first time I learned of someone falling to their death with police looking on was six years ago, in Halifax. Mohammed Eshaq, 27, fell from the balcony of his tenth-storey apartment in February 2014. The second time was two weeks ago. Toronto resident Regis Korchinski-Paquet, 29, fell 24 storeys from her apartment balcony.
Members of the Halifax Board of Police Commissioners frequently point to the Marshall Inquiry and the resulting changes to the Police Act when challenged on their reluctance to tell Halifax Regional Police how to do their job. Today we fund out it isn’t that simple.
Join us at City Hall Tuesday June 9, at 8:30 PM for a protest followed by a free public screening of “Whose Streets?”; the critically acclaimed documentary about the killing of Michael Brown and the Ferguson Uprising.
PSA by Solidarity K’jipuktuk / Halifax: Tell your Halifax Regional Councillors that you support the call to end police violence against Black people and that council must reverse the purchase of an armoured vehicle for the Halifax Regional Police (HRP)
News release from Wome’s Wellness Within: Today we mourn Chantel Moore, a 26-year old mother from British Columbia who was shot to death by police in Edmundston, NB this morning.